Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mild COVID-19 can cause long-term cognitive losses, finds study

Memory loss and attention deficit are frequent complaints of people who have survived severe COVID-19, but these and other cognitive impairments have also been observed in mild cases more than 18 months after the start of ...

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Attention is the cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things. Examples include listening carefully to what someone is saying while ignoring other conversations in a room (the cocktail party effect) or listening to a cell phone conversation while driving a car. Attention is one of the most intensely studied topics within psychology and cognitive neuroscience.

William James, in his textbook Principles of Psychology, remarked:

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